FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold by thanking its community partners and customers, those who made this momentous occasion possible. In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers by handing them the keys to their vehicles, payment free.
Being a loyal AutoNation customer paid off for Kathyrn Braune and Mike Moran this week when the management team at AutoNation Buick GMC West Sahara and AutoNation Buick GMC Henderson handed each of them the keys to the brand new vehicles they had planned to purchase, payment free.
On Wednesday, May 24th, also in celebration of the company's historic milestone, AutoNation donated a ProMaster Van to the Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation at The Caring Place in Las Vegas. The Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation serves cancer patients living in Southern Nevada who are unable to afford the essentials of daily living while they undergo their treatment. This foundation was established to lessen the financial burden on patients and their families. Through AutoNation's partnership with the Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation, more than $40,000 has been raised for the cause as well as a series of Public Service Announcements discussing the importance of early detection and prevention.
AutoNation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mike Jackson said, "The extraordinary accomplishment of being the first automotive company to sell 11 million vehicles is an opportunity to show our appreciation to those who work hard every day in the fight against cancer and to our customers who have made this historic moment possible."
About AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, America's largest automotive retailer, through its bold leadership, innovation and its comprehensive brand extensions, is transforming the automotive industry. As of March 31, 2017, AutoNation owned and operated 372 new vehicle franchises from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 11 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation's success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Through its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation is committed to drive out cancer, create awareness and support critical research. AutoNation continues to be a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other cancer-related charities.
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